Road traffic injuries in developing countries: a comprehensive review of epidemiological studies
Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 2, Number 5, May 1997 , pp. 445-460(16)
Abstract:Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults worldwide. Nearly three‐quarters of road deaths occur in developing countries and men comprise a mean 80% of casualties. This review summarizes studies on the epidemiology of motor vehicle accidents in developing countries and examines the evidence for association with alcohol.
Document Type: Original Article
Affiliations: 1: Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 2: International Health Division, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, 3: Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
Publication date: May 1, 1997